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Inventing the American Presidency

Inventing the American Presidency

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Inventing the American Presidency--in fourteen essays supplemented by relevant sections of and Amendments to the Constitution and five Federalist essays by Hamilton--provide the reader with the essential historical and political analyses of who and what shaped the presidency. What was decided in Philadelphia in 1787 and why? Why have a presidency? Who could be elected? How? For how long a tenure? With what responsibilities and powers? What were key debates during the founding period, and what questions have endured? For students of the American presidency, these essays will be must reading. "Edited by an influential presidential scholar, this collection marks the bicentennial of the office of the presidency. It brings together a wealth of information and insights on the construction of the nation's highest office."--Jeffrey K. Tulis, author of The Rhetorical Presidency and coeditor of The Presidency in the Constitutional Order.

Author: Thomas E. Cronin
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Published: 09/22/1989
Pages: 416
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.23lbs
Size: 9.07h x 6.08w x 0.86d
ISBN: 9780700604067
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